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“In the Stacks,” New Canaan Library’s Newest Music Series, Debuts with Holiday Music from Michael-Louis Smith
December 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
New Canaan Library offers an early holiday gift to the community with the debut of “In the Stacks,” a new series that spreads musical enjoyment while also spotlighting local musicians. The series kicks off on Thursday, December 17 at 7 PM EST via webinar with a live virtual concert by Michael-Louis Smith, one of the Library’s most popular performers, strumming holiday favorites amongst the book collections! For this performance, Michael-Louis will be joined by bassist Preston Murphy, a musician based in Fairfield, CT. Please register at newcanaanlibrary.org; Zoom sign in information will be provided upon registration.
Musician, composer, and educator Michael-Louis Smith received his master’s in music from the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College and has over two decades of experience arranging, performing, and recording music. In 2001 he began providing at home music instruction for students of all ages, from age 3 to 70 years young. Michael, his wife Christina, and five-year-old son Braven moved to New Canaan in 2014. Since joining the community he has presented concerts and music theory workshops at the Library, his band has donated their talents to help the Young Women’s League of New Canaan raise funds for charity and he has performed at and helped develop a jazz concert series at the Carriage Barn Arts Center in Waveny Park. More information about Michael-Louis Smith including upcoming performances, links to his albums on iTunes, Spotify and Amazon can be found at www.mlsmusic.com.